writing in ks2

What a busy half term we’ve had! For their fiction topic, Year 3 were learning how to write suspenseful narratives, using skills like empty words and speech to show the characters’ feelings. David certain had a rollercoaster of emotions in this story! Year 4 have had a ball writing their persuasion pieces, from formal estate […]

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Year 5 trip to the british museum

Year 5 were lucky enough to see artefacts from the Ancient Kingdom of Benin when we went to the British Museum. We saw the bronze plaques, the ivory leopards, the brass sculptures and the coral jewellery of the Oba, as well as many other exciting artefacts. After exploring the museum and taking a quick detour […]

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Summer RE so far….

Everyone has had a great term of learning in RE so far with a wide range of faiths and practices being explored. Reception have been learning about Islam, in particular the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid al -Fitr celebrations which mark the end of Ramadan. The children were lucky enough to have a […]

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Art round up

After a very busy art half term we’ve now got some incredible final projects! Year 3 Inspired by sculptor Louise Bourgeois, year 3 have created their very own wire and fabric insect sculptures! We used a technique called binding to attach our fabric together and connect the wings. Can you workout which is the dragonfly, […]

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Exploring Easter at St. Margaret’s.

Over the last few weeks everyone has been exploring the meaning of Easter for Christians. The children have built upon their existing knowledge, made new connections, learned lots of new vocabulary and gained a deeper understanding of the Easter story. Reception have been learning about springtime and how Easter is a time to think about […]

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Coming up in Spring 2 Science

It’s a busy half-term, as usual, for our St. Margaret’s scientists.👨🏾‍🔬🧑🏽‍🔬 Reception continue to explore the world around them, and with the garden bursting into life as Spring finally seems to be on the way, there are new things to discover every day. KS1 are learning about materials and their properties. They’ve been doing lots […]

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Year 5&6 visit the Sikh Gurdwara

Year 5 & 6 had a fantastic trip to the Gurdwara to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Sikh faith. The children listened carefully while the Sikh volunteer went into quite some detail about the history of Sikhism and different aspects of the religion. Year 5 & 6 were able to answer the questions […]

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Maths This Half Term

There is lots of interesting Maths going on this half term. From algebra in Year 6, to measurement in Year 3, to building to 8 in Reception class. Across the school, our investigations will be focussed on “Working Backwards”. Year 5 have already got their teeth stuck into ‘the cheese machine’ , whilst year 4 […]

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What’s going on in writing?

This half term, Reception will be learning about developing character by looking at The Gingerbread Man. Does he ever get caught? Stay tuned to find out! Year 1 will be improving their descriptive writing by learning the Magic Porridge Pot. Will it ever stop?! Year 2 will be learning The Glass Cupboard, which will help […]

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